Download e-book for iPad: Afterimages of Slavery: Essays on Appearances in Recent by Marlene D. Allen,Seretha D. Williams

By Marlene D. Allen,Seretha D. Williams

ISBN-10: 078646464X

ISBN-13: 9780786464647

because the election of President Barack Obama, many pundits have declared that we live in a “post-racial America,” a tradition the place the legacy of slavery has been erased. the hot essays during this assortment, although, aspect to a resurgence of the subject matter of slavery in American cultural artifacts from the past due 20th- and twenty-first centuries. starting from disciplines as various as African American experiences, movie and tv, architectural stories, and technological know-how fiction, the essays supply a provocative check out how and why slavery keeps to recur as a trope in American well known culture.
through exploring how authors, filmmakers, historians, and others interact and problem the narrative of yankee slavery, this quantity invitations extra learn of slavery in its modern different types of human trafficking and compelled hard work and demanding situations the misperception that slavery is an occasion of the past.

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